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March 11, 2014 | Rachel Oswald | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament , Chemical Weapons Destruction , Security of Chemicals
A senior U.N. disarmament official says Syria likely will meet a mid-April timeline for surrendering all its chemical arms, barring any surprises.
March 11, 2014 | Verification and Monitoring
A nuclear-blast sensor network will seek possible signs that a vanished Malaysia Airlines jet might have blown up mid-flight, the Associated Press reports.
Israel on Monday signaled it was open to possibly extending its missile defense system to cover neighbors Egypt and Jordan, Reuters reported.
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A new U.N. report has found that North Korea is managing to evade international sanctions, thanks to a complex set of techniques, Reuters reports.
The regulatory impact of Japan's Fukushima crisis extends far past the island nation's shores, says a U.S. report issued on the disaster's third anniversary.
Washington is quietly urging Japan to bolster protective forces at a facility set to produce bomb-useful plutonium, the Center for Public Integrity reports.
March 11, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Verification and Monitoring , Weaponization, Nuclear
A senior Iranian envoy said Tehran would pick its own pace to aid a U.N. probe on possible nuclear bomb-linked studies, the Wall Street Journal reports.
March 11, 2014 | Deterrence
NATO on Monday announced it would begin surveillance flights over Romania and Poland to better keep tabs on the security situation in Ukraine, Reuters reported.
Quote of the Day
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Ravanchi, on Tehran's responses to U.N. concerns about possible nuclear weapon-related experiments carried out in years past.
You have to take one step at a time. You should not rush.